HOME | Shared Care

What is HOME?

HOME is the name of our shared care brand. Encouraging healthcare patients to take a more active role in their health, well-being and on-going healthcare treatment is a key driver for the NHS and becoming increasingly common. Not only is shared care on the rise - it is part of the NHS long term plan! With this in mind, we want to support both you, the healthcare professional, and your patient through the shared-care journey, with all the relevant tools needed to make every shared care agreement a success.
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In this section of the website, you will find everything you need to assess where your patients are in their wound healing journey, decide whether no is the right time to agree a shared care approach, and agree the next steps through implementing a holistic plan.

HOME is the acronym of our four-step approach. HOME stands for Holistic, Outline, Manage, Education and Evaluation.

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HOLISTIC

Where are your patients with their wound healing journey?

MANAGE

Create manageable objectives that you will set together.

OUTLINE

Is now the right time to take simple and clear action?
E for evaluation

EDUCATION & EVALUATE

Patient shared care for the future.

H is for HOLISTIC

Your patient’s position in their wound care journey is crucial to deciding whether they are ready for a shared care approach. If they are still in the early stages of their wound care journey, they may not be quite ready for a shared care approach. However, that does not mean a shared care agreement is not suitable for them, their wound healing journey just needs a little more time.

While you’re giving your patient’s wound healing process a little more time, this is a great opportunity to ask your patient some questions and scope out the opportunity of whether a shared care approach maybe an option for them. There are fundamental aspects that need to be initially considered for a patient to safely take part in their own care.

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Request your Activities of Daily Living plan.

O is for OUTLINE

You’ve now identified that your patient is ready to adopt a shared care approach and take part in the management of their wound. It’s now time to outline a shared care plan and you can do this is three easy steps…

Education and knowledge

Start by understanding your patient’s learning styles and what learning methods are best for them to pick up the skills they need to manage their self-care role. This step is key to ensuring your patient is competent and confident to start their shared care journey.

Wound Care Objectives

Request your HOME framework tool to help identify and set the right care plan and products.

Identify Responsibilities

Finally, it’s time to identity how much shared care is delivered by the patient and you, the healthcare professional, and whether any other person will be involved. Remember, there maybe additional factors that affect your patient’s ability to heal, such as diabetes control, therefore its vital to ensure everyone has clear responsibilities.

M is for MANAGE

Together it’s now time to set manageable objectives with your patient. It’s extremely important to make sure your patient is clear on their objectives and they fully understand their role and requirements to contribute to the successful management of their wound.

A patient friendly implementation plan should be Holistic and Outline a clear and simple action plan with clear objectives for both you, the healthcare professional, and patient.

E is for EDUCATION AND EVALUATION

For shared care to be effective it will require continuous education, to ensure that the knowledge required to perform every task can be achieved safely and competently.

Use the supportive materials within our HOME package to help with your patients’ educational needs and cover any questions, advice, and support.

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